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PBS
Feb 26, 2013 5:00pm PST
the u.s. federal reserve has defended the central bank's monetary stimulus package. this has eased concerns fed officials would cut short their asset-buying program. chairman ben bernanke on tuesday presented his semi-annual report to the senate. he acknowledged bold monetary easing could cause inflationut stressedhe mit of the licy. >> we do not see potential cost to the increased risk taking in some financial markets as outweighing the benefits of promoting a strong economic recovery and more rapid job creation. >> bernanke also warned imminent spending cuts could put the brakes on recovery if they take effect on march 1st. he urged republicans and democrats to set aside their differences to find a solution. now, bernanke also said he understood japanese prime minister shinzo abe's push for heaid abe i trying to boost the economy and is not manipulating exchange rates to devalue the yen. >>> u.s. president barack obama wants republicans to compromise before budget cuts take effect on friday. >> there are too many republicans in congress right now who refuse to compromise even an
PBS
Feb 26, 2013 10:00pm PST
? >> i think the good news here is that the u.s. economy is actually growing at probably about a 2% rate. so if the fll suesr goes in and stays in place for the full year between now and the end of the year, then it's essentially what mr. bernanke is saying growth will be 1.5% instead of 2%. i doubt very much that's the way it's going to pan out. eventually some kind of compromise will be worked out. but again the good news is that the u.s. consumers, u.s. businesses, are beginning to spend, are beginning to hire in the case of businesses, and that momentum seems to actually be picking up a little bit. so even in the worst case scenario we're not talking a ression. we're talng slower growth which isn't good... >> ifill: not good at a time when you're recovering. so when people look at this debate that's going on now, how do we look at it? do we look at it long-term, short term? do we look at the reality or the possibility? what is the greatest, most damaging part of this? >> well, i think the damaging part of it is, you know, this is a very, very bad way to run a government. but th
PBS
Feb 26, 2013 4:30pm PST
from the u.s. department of education's ready to learn grant, and viewers like you, thank you. i'm sorry, there's something on your nose. it's a white...thing. he's my brother and he's no liar, so back off, francine. great...cut! (laughter) i know you like playing games, and i always try to do my best. so go to pbskidsgo.org and play awesome electric company games and earn points r your favorite person, like me, hector. i mean, i'm your favorite, right? so what are you waiting for? >> this is nbr. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> tom: i'm tom hudson. susie is off tonight. federal reserve boss ben bernanke shows signs that the central bank will continue buying government bonds to help support the economy. the housing recovery continues building ground, with new home sales and home prices hitting multi-year highs. and the banking business may have fewer employees, but wall street bonuses are up, rising nearly 10% on average. tonight, a closer look at banking jobs. that and more tonight on nbr! the federal reserve strategy of buying government bonds to help the economy will continue. t
PBS
Feb 26, 2013 11:00pm PST
inctrination, and then in the mid 1,800s the u.s., you know, famously said well we want to have universal public education, it is no coincidence. >> rose: we based it on the prussian model. >> yes, these are the industrial superpowers, they had a middle class that was educated and fundamentally didn't rethink the model i talk about in the book it was discovered to me when i did some of the research, why do you always teach physics in the 12th grade and chemistry in the 11th frayed where did this come from? and it came literally from a group of ten men 120 years ag bfore the internet or dna or anything that says people should learn gentleman only i are in the tenth grade and people should learn, three years of english and have, an it hasn't change, it has been frozen there so what we are saying is, a lot of the ideas aren't new, let's personalize the instruction to the student this is what would have been the gold standard 300 years ago and even 50 years ago if you said what is the best? well personalized instruction, now could you do that for every student? no. that is very expensive. it
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